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September 22, 2010
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Texas cop dies in wreck caused by cow

Corporal David Slaton is survivied by his wife and son

By PoliceOne Staff

MONTAGUE COUNTY, Texas — Corporal David Slaton was killed in a vehicle accident in Montague County when his patrol car struck a cow that had wandered into the roadway.

After striking the cow on U.S. 81, his patrol car veered into the path of an oncoming semi, causing a second collision.

Corporal Slaton had served with the Texas Highway Patrol for 36 years. He is survived by his wife and son.

Read more on ODMP.

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